Electrical and Electronic Engineering - HNC/HND

Electrical and Electronic Engineering - HNC/HND

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This course is validated by Pearson:

These qualifications in Engineering offer a stimulating and challenging programme of study to provide students with essential subject knowledge and transferable skills to succeed in their engineering career. They follow the new RQF syllabus, which has been substantially updated to match the requirements modern technology requires, even more closely.

Duration 2 Years HNC or 3 Years HND
Study mode Part Time
Start date 16/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 72626-01
Fee HNC - £3200 (per academic year) and HND - £3625 (per academic year)

What you learn

For these programmes you will study the following modules:


  •          Engineering Design (Core unit)
  •          Engineering Maths (Core unit)
  •          Engineering Science (Core unit)
  •          Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Core unit)
  •          Electrical and Electronic Principles (Core unit)
  •          Engineering Management
  •          Automation, Robotics and PLCs
  •          Electronic circuit and devices

HND only

  •          Further Mathematics (HND only)
  •          Sustainability (HND only)
  •          Professional Engineering Management    HND only
  •          Industrial Systems (HND only)
  •          Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage (HND only)
  •          Lean Manufacturing (HND only)
  •          Research Project (HND only)

Benefits / Skills you will develop

The HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering will develop core competencies for the practicing engineer alongside softer skills such as business techniques and time management. The range of skills acquired will provide a pathway into diverse career opportunities within the engineering sector.

How you will be assessed

HNC/Ds in Engineering are assessed using a combination of internal assessment (set and marked by Leeds City College), and internally assessed Pearson-set assignments (which are set by Pearson and marked by centres): In particular, the assessments include:

●   One core unit for the HNC will be assessed by a mandatory Pearson-set assignment.

●   Two core units for the HND will be assessed by a mandatory Pearson-set assignment.

●   All other units are assessed by centre-devised assignments.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course will be delivered at the Printworks Campus.

Programme Specifications

For the latest version of the programme specifications for this course please see the following link:



Entry requirements

A* to C grade in GCSE Maths and relevant A-levels or relevant BTEC Level 3/National Certificate at MM or above. Industrial experience will also be considered.

English: Level B2 (CEFR), PTE 51, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


How to apply

If you wish to apply for one of our part-time Higher Education courses for September 2019, please apply here

What's next

These qualifications prepare you for employment in electrical engineering (such as electronics engineer, electrical design engineer or sales engineer) or assist you with progression within employment or further study. In particular, the HND qualification is recognised by some higher education providers as meeting admission requirements to the later stages of engineering degree programmes.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite